Recently I wrote an article for about Éowyn. In it, I suggested that the Shieldmaiden and Faramir give up war and become pacifists. It seems that a lot of people were unhappy with my comment–or they at least disagreed–so I’m writing this to explain what I couldn’t in that article: exactly how I came to that conclusion and what evidence supports my claim. Obviously there isn’t the space even here to explain everything: that’s what I do in my thesis. However, I can say that I came to that conclusion after almost a hundred pages of intense research, analysis, and argumentation. I can’t reproduceRead More →